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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2003)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
2000
2001
2002
• Large Truck Fatalities
5,282
5,111
4,897
• Large Truck Fatality Rate
  (per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
2.6
2.5
*
• Intercity Bus Fatalities
47
46
53
• Large Truck Injuries
140,000
131,000
130,000
• Large Truck Injury Rate
  (per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
68.0
62.9
*
Sources: NHTSA (fatalities and injuries), FHWA (truck vehicle miles traveled).                                                                                   *Data not available.
 
DATA QUALITY
2000
2001
2002
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes matched to a carrier
91%
84%
85%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections matched to a carrier
96%
93%
94%
TIMELINESS
• Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA
200 days
217 days
120 days
• Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA
33 days
34 days
36 days
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA
86%
91%
82%
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
FY 2001
Total
FY 2002
Total
FY 2003
(Oct-Dec 2002)
FY 2003
(Jan-Mar 2003)
FY 2003
(Apr-Jun 2003)
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
• Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
10,140
7,584*
2,458
2,837
2,002
• Number of State Compliance Reviews
3,484
2,978
814
1,113
868
• Number of enforcement cases initiated
5,413
4,013
1,381
1,449
1,375
   - Unsat/Unfit out-of-service orders
174
191
70
92
286
   - Operations out-of-service orders
2
0
0
0
0
• Roadside inspections, trucks
2,627,605
2,808,062
709,548
744,568
737,641
• Roadside inspections, buses
35,786
36,233
8,750
9,550
12,258
• States participating in PRISM
20
25
25
25
26
*Decrease in FY 2002 resulted from a shift of resources to HM security vists (see below).
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State,
   and industry attendees at briefings
2,653
1,342
663
850
645
• Web site visits to Analysis and
    Information (A&I) Online
372,504
584,926
200,537
226,102
237,358
• HM Security Sensitivity Visits (SSVs)
-
30,893
466
617
408
• Federal/State personnel training:
   - For Compliance Reviews
123
102
15
12
25
   - For roadside inspections
3,972
3,993
595
595
560
   - For hazardous materials
1,933
1,380
408
372
569
   - For in-service
361
256
65
0
23
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
• States participating in CVISN
    (In Planning, Design, Deployment)
17, 4, 30
10, 7, 34
10, 7, 34
8, 8, 34
7, 7, 37
FINAL RULEMAKINGS, JAN-MAR 2003
• Limitations on the Issuance of Commercial Driver's Licenses with a Hazardous Materials Endorsement; Interim Final Rule (May 5, 2003).
• Oregon Department of Transportation Application for Exemptions for Farmers; Notice of Secretarial Decision (May 5, 2003).
• Transportation of Household Goods; Consumer Protection Regulations; Interim Final Rule (June 11, 2003).
• Hours of Service of Drivers; Driver Rest and Sleep for Safe Operations; Final Rule (June 27, 2003).
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